A coming of age story of a girl whose life is turned upside down when her father loses his job. Sonia, who is half-Indian, half-Jewish must leave the comfort of her much loved open-minded private school, the Community. Sonia is confronted for the first time with defining her ethnicity. When she notices at the new school, kids are self segregated by skin color at the lunch tables, she wonders to her parents, what am I black or white? She explores new identities and struggles to choose between two groups of friends. As her father’s depression deepens, Sonia is forced to re-examine her definition of family and where her loyalties lie.